broken veins

broken veins

An inaccurate popular term applied to the condition of TELANGIECTASIA which is a localized dilatation of blood vessels near the surface of the skin. This is one of the natural features of the ageing skin and results from loss of collagen support. Actual breaks in the veins would result in extensive bruising.
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This is the case for some of my patients who suffer with patches of small broken veins known as thread veins.
It's usually used for the treatment of broken veins on the face and legs and sometimes for treating warts.
That's not just wrinkles, but also uneven skin tone and broken veins.
As well as skin cancer, Infrared-A can cause a breakdown in collagen and elastin, sagging, redness and broken veins.
Common problems include larger pores, acne, broken veins and rosacea.
Unfortunately, this process causes the capillaries in the face to contract and expand rapidly leading to broken veins and skin redness," explains Dr Ariel Haus, a Harley Street dermatologist.
We are appealing to people's vanity as the effects of alcohol can include red, broken veins on the cheeks, bloodshot eyes, a bloated face and deeper wrinkles," the Daily Mail quoted Price as saying.
Apparently, I also have broken veins but, thankfully, these are invisible to the naked eye - for now at least.
SPRING Complexions have yellow/gold undertones, tend to blush easily, have broken veins or rosy cheeks and can vary from very fair, freckled to dark and golden.
Medium height, thinning hair, a hollow-cheeked, long-nosed face with broken veins purpling his cheeks.
And Dr Harper adds: "As a GP, I have seen how broken veins, birthmarks and other skin blemishes can really have a really negative impact on confidence.
MY DELICATE skin glows bright red at the drop of a hat, thanks to the hereditary broken veins scattered over my cheeks.